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Education overview


The Art Museum's Education Department provides an excellent range of services for schools and community groups.   No matter who you are or what your age, there are so many wonderful ways to learn about art. 

For programme details and bookings, all coordinators, teachers, schools and other groups should please phone us at 041- 5062000.

 

The Art Museum offers various programmes, including:

School workshops

 

The visual art learner workshops are developed to make the most of the educational aspects of current exhibitions on show.  The learners are firstly taken on a tour of the current exhibitions and this is followed by the art workshop which is adapted to each grade.  

Workshops are free and are held daily from 09h00 - 12h00 during a school term, except Tuesday mornings and weekends.  A minimum of 10 learners and maximum of 30 learners can attend a workshop.  Schools are welcome to book an art workshop for their class groups. Availability is dependent on bookings, please book well in advance.

To book,  please call the Art Museum on telephone: 041 506 2000.


Special workshops    

Organizations or schools can request a specific type of workshop, to be arranged with the education officer and to be made in writing well in advance.


Outreach programmes   

The Art Museum welcomes requests to do outreach programmes either on the Museum’s premises or on your premises. If workshops are to be conducted on your premises, it is to be noted that there are limitations as to the type of workshop that can be run off-site. Requests to be made in writing and well in advance.

 

Holiday workshops

Workshops are held during the school holidays, there is a cost. Please check the press for details or view the events page.


Tours:

The public are welcome to browse our exhibitions.  Free guided tours for groups can be made by prior appointment. The Art Museum is open everyday from 9h00 till 17h00 except Tuesday mornings and entrance is free,  halls are cleared fifteen minutes before closing. For large groups please book and note that big groups must be broken into smaller groups of 30 or less.

  • Self guided tours: Groups of people, coordinators or teachers are welcome to guide their students or group through the museum independently.  
  • Guided Tours: Groups of people, organizations and schools are welcome to book a guided tour.

To book,  please call the Art Museum on telephone: 041 506 2000.

 

 

Contact Details

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum

Address:
1 Park Drive, Port Elizabeth, 6001, South Africa
Telephone:
+27 (0)41 506 2000 / Fax: +27 (0)41 586 3234
E-mail: artmuseum@mandelametro.gov.za
Please address all correspondence to the Director.

The Art Museum will be closed weekends and public holidays until further notice.  We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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